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Swiss Re is hiring a

Pricing Actuary

Reporting to the Head L&H Pricing Japan, the candidate will be responsible to price business written by the Japan office in accordance with relevant technical guidelines and the Terms of Trade. The candidate will also be responsible for developing new business opportunities in close cooperation with client managers, underwriters and other units, by developing new product offerings; by identifying joint product development opportunities; and by structuring solutions mainly from a traditional reinsurance perspective.

Major responsibilities:

  • Manage actuarial matters to execute each quotation
  • Maintain Terms of Trade, i.e. the detailed terms on which business can be written, for all major lines of business, and initiation of regular experience studies in support of these terms
  • Identify/develop products to meet client needs through analysis of market trend, geographical changes, social welfare system changes and offshore market trend, utilising regional input as needed
  • Develop new business opportunities through delivery of new product ideas and/or product development support
  • Maintain strong relationships with key clients including liaising on product development projects and delivery of presentations

About the Team:

The team consists of 5 members currently located in Japan. This team will also work closely with the Pricing and Experience support team located in Bangalore.

About you:

  • You are a qualified actuary or close to qualified actuary with at least 2-3 year' experience in actuarial product design and pricing in Japan.
  • You are knowledgeable about products, product development and product trends in the market. You have experience of using and applying actuarial pricing tools, preferably AXIS. Knowledge of R is also preferred.
  • You have a fundamental understanding about the Japanese (re)insurance industry and the local insurance regulations.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills (in Japanese and in English).
  • You are well organised, good time-manager and able to manage projects effectively both independently or as a team player

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

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